Chris Bender, 1957-2011
 

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posted Friday, February 11, 2011 - Volume 39 Issue 06

Chris Bender, 1957-2011
Chris Bender was born on August 18, 1957 and passed away February 5, 2011 in Palm Springs, CA. Chris heroically fought AIDS for over 20 years. He is best known for working at the old Timberline (now Cornish) as the friendly doorman who greeted everyone with his winning smile. His partner was Rick Wilson, who tended bar on the weekends and for Sunday T-Dance. Rick preceded Chris in death a number of years ago.

A memorial service for Chris will be held this spring.



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